C Pam Zhang, whose debut novel, How Much of These Hills is Gold, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Photo: Gioia Zloczower C Pam Zhang, whose debut novel, How Much of These Hills is Gold, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Photo: Gioia Zloczower
C Pam Zhang, whose debut novel, How Much of These Hills is Gold, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Photo: Gioia Zloczower

How Much of These Hills is Gold: C Pam Zhang’s novel is a Chinese take on the American western

Longlisted for the Booker Prize, American-Chinese author C Pam Zhang’s novel takes a timely look at racism in the US through the eyes of two Chinese orphans

Topic |   Chinese overseas
C Pam Zhang, whose debut novel, How Much of These Hills is Gold, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Photo: Gioia Zloczower C Pam Zhang, whose debut novel, How Much of These Hills is Gold, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Photo: Gioia Zloczower
C Pam Zhang, whose debut novel, How Much of These Hills is Gold, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Photo: Gioia Zloczower
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